I don’t see JUST horrible players team-wide. what I see is often hurt to directionless players on defense. They are confused to their specific assignments and TRYING to do too much.
the players are like this because of the lack of leadership between Paul P and Matt P . They are getting mixed signals and direction AND asked to do too many damn things at once…so there is confusion which leads to poor results, and PART of our injuries.
Paul has to go ! Matty P , needs to get the defensive players back to simple basics . keep it simple stupid.
THEN , he can show them another step…each player, but don’t try teaching each guy 5 different things /ways to execute defense at each position because that’s memory overload !
and you get too much juggling in your mind during games and missing assignments and getting burned.
Get thee ENTIRE Defense on the same page so they play as a defensive unit and NOT one guy here , or one guy there.
Last? get some damn playmakers , some studs on the defense that CAN & WILL stop the run and disrupt any QB we face !
Patricia does NOT need to put too much on their plates…IF each defensive player can do 2-3 things well Leave it at that. These guys HAVE to be in constant communication and ask questions of Patricia when they have them.
I’m not pleased with our conditioning /strength program. something is “off” there if our guys are dropping like flies.